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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 4, Part B

Assessment of the livelihood status of fish farmers and aquaculture conditions in Habigonj Sadar Upazila under Habigonj district, Bangladesh


Author(s): Nur Sabrina Siddiqua, M Shahab Uddin, Golam Shakil Ahamed, MD Tariqul Alam and Tanwi Dey

Abstract: The experiment was conducted to assess the livelihood status of fish farmers and aquaculture conditions in Habigonj Sadar upazila under Habigonj district for a period of six months from January 2018 to June 2018. The study revealed that maximum number of fish farmers (56%) was remaining between age group of 41-60 years, primary educated (38%), lived in joint family (72%) and majority (47%) had 5-6 family members. It was also found that maximum fish farmers had tin shed household (69%), used semi pacca toilet and used to go upazila health complex for treatment. Maximum fish farmers (90%) cultured fish in polyculture system where most of the ponds belong to multi ownership (39%) and the majority pond size was 0.05-0.50 ha (63%). Most of the fish farmers (46%) got their annual income as BDT 50,001-1,50,000 per year. Present study also identifies some important constraints to fish culture system in the study area.

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How to cite this article:
Nur Sabrina Siddiqua, M Shahab Uddin, Golam Shakil Ahamed, MD Tariqul Alam and Tanwi Dey. Assessment of the livelihood status of fish farmers and aquaculture conditions in Habigonj Sadar Upazila under Habigonj district, Bangladesh. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2019; 7(4): 105-109.
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